Sep 29, 2021
Who was the first person to cross the Pacific Ocean and return? Why don't we know the history of Pacific navigation to the same extent we know Atlantic history? On this episode, we talk with Andrés Reséndez, the author of Conquering the Pacific: An Unknown Mariner and the Final Great Voyage of the Age of Discovery.
Sep 22, 2021
How can photography offer testaments of social movements? On this episode, we talk with Veronica Chambers, editor for narrative projects for The New York Times and author (with Jennifer Harlan) of Call and Response: The Story of Black Lives Matter, a visual accounting of the movement and responses to the movement.
Sep 1, 2021
Population growth in the U.S. has slowed to its lowest rate since the 1930s according to recent Census data. How should we think about changes in our population size? On this episode, we talk with John Seager, who has written a book on population dynamics and is president and CEO of the nonprofit organization Population...